sym·​path·​i·​co·​to·​nia sim-ˌpath-i-kō-ˈtō-nē-ə How to pronounce sympathicotonia (audio)
: a condition produced by relatively great activity or stimulation of the sympathetic nervous system and characterized by goose bumps, vascular spasm, and abnormally high blood pressure

called also sympatheticotonia

compare vagotonia
sympathicotonic adjective

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“Sympathicotonia.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Mar. 2023.

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